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Membership Categories

Who Can Apply for Membership?


Small Enterprises
(Turnover upto Rs. 25 cr)

  • SMEs, corporates, MNCs, and other enterprises who are involved in manufacturing, service sector, Engineering, IT, ICT, Exports, Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Healthcare, Marketing, Logistics, Finance, FMCG, Textiles, Imports, Food Processing, Packaging, HRD, Franchise, Construction, Retail, Distribution, Media, Hospitality, infrastructure, Utility services, Advertisements, Automobile, E-commerce, research, Insurance, Consumer Goods, agro-based industries, sports, entertainment, media, travels & tourism, Government Services, professional services, allied businesses & Manufacturing sector.
  • Entrepreneurs, industrialists, Start-Ups senior executives of corporates, MNCs, Education, PSUs, Banking, Finance, Investment Board, Industrial parks, SEZ, members of family-owned business, Women Entrepreneurs & representatives of overseas companies operational in Maharashtra


Small Enterprises
(Turnover from Rs. 26 crs. to Rs.75 crs.)


Medium sized Enterprises
(Turnover from Rs. 76 crs. to Rs.250 crs.)


Mid-Corporate Enterprises
(Turnover from Rs. 251 crs. to Rs 500 crs.))


Corporate & MNC Category
(Turnover above Rs. 501 crs. and above)


Institution Category
(Turnover from Rs. 25 crs. and above)

  • Membership Certificate
  • Alerts related to business leads, important business meetings, events, conferences and other relevant information
  • Business Advisory Services of the Channel Partners for channelizing Finance, Investment, Private Equity, Venture Capital and External Commercial Borrowings (ECB), vendor development, Government’s various benefits, policies, schemes, incentives and advantages
  • Business Advisory Services of the Channel Partners for the domestic business growth, export promotion, generating trade leads, import facilitation, setting up business abroad, marketing and promotion and resolve issues of traders
  • Business Advisory Services of the Channel Partners for exploring opportunities for Joint Ventures, Technology Transfers, Mergers, Acquisitions, Collaborations, identify Advanced & Patented Technologies, Turn-key Projects, Capital Goods, smart business solutions, Contract Manufacturing Tie-ups with the Indian & overseas companies, Franchise, Distributorship, marketing and strategic business partnerships
  • Business Advisory Services of the Channel Partners to identify industrial premises, ready-made industrial premises, industrial parks & industrial land, to set up new business or manufacturing industries
  • Opportunity to avail advantages of the Channel Partners’ products & services, on a priority basis and at discounted rates
  • Guidance for Branding & Promotion of products and services amongst SMEs, Corporates and MNCs, expansion & diversification
  • Business Advisory Services of the Channel Partners to connect with the genuine manufacturers, exporters, suppliers, Importers, sourcing of quality products and service providers
  • Opportunity to participate in various events, conferences, webinars, exhibitions, B2B meetings, interactive Government meetings, visiting of overseas delegation, SME Business Forum meetings, SMEtalk shows & other important activities
  • Complimentary Copies of Maharashtra Ahead and SME Connect Magazines, newsletters, reports and other relevant information
  • Participation at various executive & training programs on business & financial managements, improvement of entrepreneurial qualities, policy, quality, technology, incentives, trade, banking, marketing, industrial automation, taxation, HRD, interactive sessions or round table meetings with the Ministers, Heads of regulatory bodies, heads of corporates, Thought Leaders, FIs, Economists, Inventors, Technocrat, Diplomatic Missions, Business Coaching & mentoring
  • Opportunity to be a Member of Sub Committees or Study Groups or experts’ group or speaker at the various business events, as per expertise & skill
  • Recommendation letters for business visa, introduction of your Company to corporates, MNCs, banks, financial institutions, Embassies & Government agencies, related to your business growth, issues or any other specific requirements
  • Business Advisory Services for revival of manufacturing Sick Units, restructuring of NPA accounts & financially stressed companies, preparing SMEs for international co-operation, joint venture, technology transfer, investment & expansion of business activities in India & abroad, assistance for recovery of delayed trade receivables and arbitration services & legal advisory services, at concessional rates
  • Eligibility to apply for “Pride of Maharashtra Awards”, “India SME Excellence Awards”, “Innovative SME of the Year” & “Emerging Company of the Year”

1. Membership will be considered according to company’s credentials.
2. Membership advantages will depend upon membership categories.
3. Support services and assistance will be provided as per the requirements of the members on case-to-case basis.
4. The service charges and fees will depend on assignments undertaken by the Association or its Associates in India and abroad.
5. In an event of cancellation / discontinuation of membership all the above benefits will become null and void.

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